Kina Network

Kina’s network of consultants have conducted business in many countries. With experience in ESG due diligence, political risk management and stakeholder engagement, they lend the value of their knowledge and experience to the service Kina Advisory provides to its clients

Mary M'Mukindia Senior Associate at Kina Advisory

Mary M’Mukindia

Senior Associate

Mary M’Mukindia has 35-years’ working experience, predominantly in Oil & Gas, in both public and private sector. She has served in top leadership positions in the energy sector, civil society, government as well as with the United Nations. A recognized petroleum expert, she has contributed significantly to Kenya’s energy sector in the development of key policy and legislation and the revitalization of the National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK). Her tenure as a technical expert on sustainable environmental transport with the United Nations also puts her in the top tier of African women experts in the environmental and energy industry.

Combining her extensive networks and natural affinity for organization, innovative practice, and effective execution, Mary provides companies entering the Kenyan market with strategic insight so that they can successfully navigate the country’s systems and processes efficiently and with integrity. Her participation in the founding of several collaborative organizations, such as the Petroleum Institute of East Africa (PIEA), has created new spaces for engagement within private sector and between the sector and government. Through her work in this field she has rallied stakeholders with otherwise widely varying views and objectives around a common vision.

Mary serves on the boards of Guaranty Trust Bank (Kenya) Ltd, APA Insurance, APA Life, Apollo Investment Ltd and PayGo Energy. She is a member of Member Association of Energy Professionals Eastern Africa (AEPEA), Kenya Institute of Management (KIM), Institute of Directors Kenya, International Coaching Federation (ICF) and the ICF Kenya Charter Chapter. She holds a degree in Business and Certification in Executive Coaching, Emotional Intelligence and Leadership training. Mary was awarded the national honour of Moran of the Burning Spear (MBS) by the President of Kenya in 2006.

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Theo Acheampong

Associate

Theo Acheampong is a petroleum economist and emerging markets analyst with over five years’ experience in providing economic and investment analysis as well as strategic advice and research support for projects within the global oil gas and energy industries. He specialises in upstream oil and gas advisory with particular emphasis on fiscal regime modelling, petroleum valuation, project economics and contract negotiations.

He has worked on a number of client projects in the oil and gas industry for Crystol Energy (London), Endeavour International Corporation (Aberdeen) and the Aberdeen Centre for Research in Energy Economics and Finance (ACREEF) among others. In addition, Theo has been engaged as a consultant providing macroeconomic analysis and market research reports with a focus on frontier emerging markets in Sub-Saharan Africa for IHS Economics & Country Risk (London) and Kina Advisory Limited (London) among others.

Theo is the Co-Founder and CEO of Africa Economics LLC, a boutique consultancy offering broad-based macro socioeconomic analysis, market research, business analytics and intelligence services with a focus on frontier emerging markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. He is an alumnus of the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, with a master’s degree in Petroleum, Energy Economics and Finance (with distinction) and an ongoing PhD in Economics (specialisation in Petroleum Economics) under the supervision of Professor Alexander Kemp, a global authority in petroleum economics. He holds a Chemical Engineering degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana. More about his work can be found at www.theoachempong.com.

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Prisca Piot

Associate

Prisca has 15 years’ experience within the social and local content field and extensive experience in project implementation. She is highly experienced in social performance management in compliance with IFC Performance Standards and in local content for the oil and mining sector.

Prisca is fluent in French and English and has worked in 15 countries including Chad, Gabon, Guinea, South Africa and Senegal. She holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management at the University of New South Wales. She is a member of the International Association for Impact Assessment and the Société de l’Industrie Minérale

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Colleen Abell

Associate

Colleen is a GIS & Remote Sensing Consultant with over 18 years’ experience in GIS and remote sensing for global offshore and onshore Oil, Gas and Mining projects, with focus on environmental applications.

Recent projects include provision of GIS Consultancy Services in support of biodiversity studies and critical habitat assessment, including mining projects in Africa and Armenia, Oil and Gas projects across Africa, Europe and the Middle East, including focus on large pipeline development studies. Previous roles have included responsibility for increasing the use and application of GIS in support to Operational activities, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and Social Performance projects.

Her expertise includes project management and client liaison, including overseeing ESIA. She has been responsible for the development of GIS based environmental risk assessment processes in support of exploration evaluation, as well as defining the use of GIS for emergency response and crisis management both within the Oil and Gas industry and also for humanitarian mapping projects. She specialises in the use of GIS for a range of applications, including baseline studies, risk assessment and constraints mapping. She has also developed GIS standards for ESIA and been responsible for the management of external Consultant’s GIS in support to the ESIA process. She has previously held Senior GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist positions at Tullow Oil and Astrium Geo-Information Services (now Airbus Defence and space).

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What we are up to & News

15|02|2020

Rosalind Kainyah | The Africa Debate 2020

What realistic role does renewable energy have in driving large-scale growth in Africa? What financing solutions exist for accelerating access to sustainable energy? What is the future for Africa’s fossil fuels?  Rosalind Kainyah, MD of Kina Advisory is looking forward to moderating the debate on “Delivering Long-term Energy Solutions for Africa” at Invest Africa Ltd’s – The Africa Debate on the 29th April 2020. Click here for more information.

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27|11|2019

Kina Advisory is proud to be an event partner of DLA Piper – Africa Week 2019

On the 28th November, Kina Advisory is proud to be an event partner of DLA Piper – Africa Week 2019. The theme for the day is“Africa: the future of trade and investment” and will be facilitated by Lanre A. editor of Nurmara and former editor of This Is Africa at the Financial Times and African Business. Our MD Rosalind Kainyah MBE will be moderating a session in the afternoon on: “Developing sustainable energy and natural resource projects: Implementing ESG in practice” | The panel will be made up of Jack Cunningham – Sustainability, Policy & Risk Director, Gemfields, Rhys Davies – Partner, DLA Piper, Chris Goodwin-Hudson – Founder, Watchman & Carla McRoberts – Managing Director, Veracity Worldwide | For a full breakdown of the day click here: 

21|10|2019

Rosalind Kainyah MBE will be chairing the 5th Africa Oil Governance Summit

Rosalind Kainyah MBE will be chairing the 5th Africa Oil Governance Summit on the 22nd & 23rd October 2019 & facilitating the 1st panel on “Value addition to petroleum resources extraction through industrialization: The possibilities and the challenges”.  For a full break down of speaker & agenda, click here.

23|09|2019

Africa | Attracting a New Wave of Investors

Rosalind Kainyah our Managing Director will be moderating a panel discussion for Invest Africa & DLA Piper on Wednesday 25th Sept 2019.  The Topic: Attracting a New Wave of Investors: Corporate Governance and Meeting International Standards | For the full details of who’s on the panel and focus points, click here.

22|07|2019

Cranfield Names Rosalind Kainyah in Top 50 “BAME” Female Leaders

The Kina Advisory team is delighted to announce that our Managing Director, Rosalind Kainyah, has been named as one of the top 50 Leading Females professionals of Black, Asian and other Minority Ethnic (BAME) women by Cranfield University.  The 50 inspiring women come from backgrounds historically under-represented in the senior leadership pipeline.  “Click Here” to read the full post